U.S. Coins Dimes Bust Dimes

1796 10c NGC XF40 (JR-6, R.3)

Eye Appeal:
Degree of Toning: 4/10
DLRC Inventory #: 272029

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Auction Name: Monday - Internet Auction # 324.
Closed On: Monday, January 19, 2009 3:30 PM.
Realized: $12,650.

Item Description:
Wow! We are excited to offer a choice original example of this key early Bust dime. The surfaces are clean with the sharp details we'd expect from an XF45.

We note a light planchet flaw in front of Liberty's chin, but this is trivial and as struck. Another interesting feature is a large die crack through the numeral 7 in the date.

Whether seeking a first-year type coin (for all U.S. dimes!) or a date-set collector, the next owner of this coin will likely enjoy it for many years as part of a great collection.

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Catalog Details:
PCGS #: 4461 ()
Catalog: U.S. Coins
Category: Dimes
Series: Bust Dimes
Type: Draped bust
Years for Type: 1796-1797
Strike: Business
Denomination: Dime
Mint Location: Philadelphia
Designer: Robert Scot
Composition: 89% silver; 11% copper
Weight: 2.7g
Edge Type: Reeded